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Nov 3, 2013 10:00am EST
(announcer) love a car that lasts. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> this morning, my question. why will 47 million people go hungry? plus, olivia pope on "snl" and in the history books. >>> and training day, nerdland style. but first, yes, virginia, there is an election. >>> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. if i asked you what day is november 5th and you answered, duh, melissa, it's tuesday, instead of, enthusiastically offering the alternate correct answer, it's election day in america! well, you're in good company. because it's election day 2013, an odd number, which makes this an off year election. and well, to be honest, we tend not to get too excited about off year elections if voter turnout is any indication. in fact, it's not uncommon for voter turnout percentages in some off year state and local elections to be in the single digits. and that's among people who live in the jurisdictions that will be directly impacted by the outcomes of those elections. given the level of disinterest among people who actually have to live with the consequences of off year
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am PST
subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) motor trend's two thousand fourteen sport utility of the year. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> welcome back. i'm melissa harris-perry. we've been talking about this week's devastating $5 billion cut to the supplemental nutritional assistance program, also known as s.n.a.p. or food stamps. the cut happened friday after a temporary boost in s.n.a.p. funding expired on november 1st. the boost was part of the 2009 stimulus, intended to help people through the recession and it expired ton friday, despite the fact that unemployment remains well above where it was before the financial crash. there are 47 million people in the s.n.a.p. program who will be impacted by these cuts. now, this story, thankfully, has been getting some of the attention it so desperately deserves. but telling the story is complicated, especially on tv. we can't put 47 million people on tv all at once, and we can't interview 47 million people. so to show you who they are, we're left with two choices. we can ei
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